Posts From Tushar Mehta

Tushar Mehta
Tushar Mehta

I am a Senior Editor at XDA. I have been reviewing gadgets for over five years and gained experience by working for prominent tech publications in India before joining XDA. I enjoy fiddling with all smart objects and my love for software customization dates back to the Symbian S60 days. I like to devote my spare time idealizing the romantic union of technology and philosophy or spacing out on Pink Floyd. You may email me at [email protected]

What’s the next feature Samsung should add to its Galaxy A series?

Samsung's Galaxy A series has sold like hotcakes since its debut in early 2019. Despite the enormous number of options available in the smartphone market, Samsung's mid-rangers thrive on the brand's reputation, wide availability across the globe, and faster than ever software updates. With the recently launched Galaxy A52/A52 5G and the Galaxy A72, Samsung has...

What do you think of Qualcomm’s rumored Nintendo Switch clone that runs Android?

Gaming phones have usurped a major share in the market of handheld gaming devices. While brands like ASUS have gone as far as making gaming phones like the ROG Phone 5 that offer functionality similar to a gaming console, the Nintendo Switch has still stood at the top. Its ability to be used both as...

Realme leaps to 108MP cameras with Realme 8 Pro; launches Realme 8 series, Smart Scale, and Smart Bulb

Realme products are known for their high value for money while the brand itself is popular for releasing a new product nearly every month. After launching the semi-premium Realme X7 series in February, the company is now launching the Realme 8 and the Realme 8 Pro globally for more price-conscious users. The Realme 8 Pro...

Samsung Galaxy A52 Review: An exciting makeover riddled with unapologetic compromises

Samsung's Galaxy A51 was the best-selling Android phone in 2020, with more than 23 million units shipped worldwide. Its success is proof that most users go by a brand's reliability, good cameras on the back and the front, and average everything else over hyped-up specs from lesser-known brands. The new Samsung Galaxy A52 is set...

How do you feel about the OnePlus Watch and the OnePlus 9 series before launch?

The OnePlus 9 series is set to launch next week at the company's first smartphone launch event of 2021. OnePlus established a reputation early on for creating great-performing smartphones that ship with a clean and nearly bloat-free experience in OxygenOS. Alongside the OnePlus 9 and the 9 Pro, the company will also launch its first...

OPPO F15 starts receiving the stable ColorOS 11 update in India

OPPO launched the latest version of its custom Android skin — called ColorOS 11 — in September 2020. ColorOS 11 is based on Android 11 and a straight jump in naming from the previous version, called ColorOS 7. Despite its launch in the same month as Android 11, the stable ColorOS 11 update has only...

Huawei will charge Samsung and Apple for every smartphone sold using its 5G patents

Huawei is widely known as one of the world's largest brands selling smartphones and other consumer electronics. Comparatively, fewer people know of Huawei as China's richest technology company and the world's largest manufacturer of telecom equipment. While the US trade ban has suppressed Huawei's presence in the smartphone market, its leading research and innovation in...

Redmi TV X50, X55, and X65 debut in India with 4K, Dolby Vision, and Android TV 10

Xiaomi has been selling smart TVs in India since early 2018. Applying the same philosophy of good products with accessible pricing, the brand has nabbed the largest share of the Indian smart TV market. Xiaomi's spin-off brand Redmi entered the smart TV segment in 2019 with the launch of a 70-inch LED model in China....

The ROG Phone 5 is unapologetically niche even among gaming phones, but I’m not complaining

ASUS has been making serious efforts to shape the smartphone gaming niche. Since launching its first ROG Phone in 2018, ASUS has added meaningful changes to the series. The focus of the ROG Phone lineup is to deliver a powerful experience for passionate gamers. Realistically, a smartphone cannot replace your gaming rig, but it can...

Google’s Pixel phones are the first to meet the Common Criteria’s MDF protection profile on Android 11

Google Pixel smartphones may lack in terms of the overall hardware besides their cameras, but the fastest software updates make them immensely desirable. Pixel devices not only get the best Android features before others, but they also get top-notch security with monthly security updates. In addition to these updates, the dedicated Titan M security chip...

Motorola’s Moto G50 is coming soon as a cheap 5G phone with a 90Hz display

Motorola launched the Moto G9 series in 2020 with a range of different phones at different price points. For the tenth generation, however, the company has changed its naming scheme. Instead of badging all the phones under the Moto G10 series, it is sticking with a more unifying "Moto G" moniker. Meanwhile, Motorola also launched...

Google Chrome now lets you preview webpages on Android without opening them

Google Chrome is the most popular and widely used web browser in the world. It is the default web browser for Android, and that makes it the most widely used browser on mobile phones as well. Google routinely adds new features to the Chrome browser for Android and the most recent and prominent addition was...